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Red-eyed Vireo, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 12th, 2019.
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Red-eyed Vireo, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 12th, 2019.
Red-eyed Vireo, Co. Cork, Ireland.
Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)
Cape Clear Island, Co. Cork. October 12th, 2019.
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. September 27th, 2019.
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. September 27th, 2019.
Wryneck, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wryneck (Jynx torquilla)
Crossfintan Point, Co. Wexford. September 27th, 2019.
Wryneck, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wryneck (Jynx torquilla)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. September 22nd, 2019.
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Common Redstart, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. September 22nd, 2019.
Common Redstart, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. September 22nd, 2019.
American Black Tern, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
American Black Tern (Chlidonias niger surinamensis)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. September 18th, 2019.
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American Black Tern, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
American Black Tern (Chlidonias niger surinamensis)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. September 18th, 2019.
Blue-winged Teal, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford. September 16th, 2019.
Wilson's Phalarope, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. September 10th, 2019.
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Wilson's Phalarope, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. September 10th, 2019.
Wilson's Phalarope, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wilson's Phalarope (Phalaropus tricolor)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. September 10th, 2019.
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Marsh Harrier, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. September 8th, 2019.
Semipalmated Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. September 5th, 2019.
Semipalmated Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Semipalmated Sandpiper (Calidris pusilla)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. September 5th, 2019.
Little Ringed Plover, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
Crossfintan Point, Co. Wexford. September 2nd, 2019.
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Spoonbill, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford. August 28th, 2019.
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Baird's Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Baird's Sandpiper (Calidris bairdii)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. August 28th, 2019.
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Long-billed Dowitcher, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. August 9th, 2019.
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Long-billed Dowitcher, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Long-billed Dowitcher (Limnodromus scolopaceus)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. August 9th, 2019.
Great Egret, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Great Egret (Ardea alba)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford. August 8th, 2019.
Wood Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Crossfintan Point, Co. Wexford. August 7th, 2019.
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Wood Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Wood Sandpiper (Tringa glareola)
Crossfintan Point, Co. Wexford. August 7th, 2019.
White-rumped Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford. August 7th, 2019.
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White-rumped Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
White-rumped Sandpiper (Calidris fuscicollis)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford. August 7th, 2019.
Great Egret, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Great Egret (Ardea alba)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford. August 2nd, 2019.
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Night Heron, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford. August 1st, 2019.
Little Ringed Plover, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Little Ringed Plover (Charadrius dubius)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. July 4th, 2019.
American Wigeon, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
American Wigeon (Anas americana)
Ring Marsh, Co. Wexford. June 25th, 2019.
Third bird from left
Temminck's Stint, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)
Ring Marsh, Co. Wexford. June 21st, 2019.
Woodchat Shrike, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. June 9th, 2019.
Woodchat Shrike, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Woodchat Shrike (Lanius senator)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. June 9th, 2019.
Broad-billed Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Calidris falcinellus)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. June 7th, 2019.
Broad-billed Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Broad-billed Sandpiper (Calidris falcinellus)
Tacumshin, Co. Wexford. June 7th, 2019.
Golden Oriole, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Golden Oriole (Oriolus oriolus)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. June 1st, 2019.
Irish Rare Birds - Search
Past Irish Rare Birds
Found on 17th October
2018
Veery
Cape Clear Island, Co Cork
1st Irish Record
2015
Gull-billed Tern
Blennerville and environs, Co Kerry
2015
Little Bunting
Dursey Island, Co Cork
2013
Dusky Warbler
Hook Head, Co Wexford
2012
Greenish Warbler
Three Castles, Mizen Head, Co Cork
2010
Buff-bellied Pipit
Clonea Strand, Co Waterford
2009
Little Bunting
Kilbaha, Co Clare
2009
Little Bunting
Cape Clear Island, Co Cork
2007
Greenish Warbler
Dunny Cove, Co Cork
2006
Isabelline Shrike
Old Head of Kinsale, Co Cork
2nd Irish Record
2006
Little Bunting
Cape Clear Island, Co Cork
2003
Pallas's Warbler
Howth Head, Co Dublin
2nd East Coast Record
1998
Temminck's Stint
Our Lady's Island Lake, Co Wexford
1993
Olive-backed Pipit
Youth Hostel Garden, Cape Clear Island, Co Cork
7th Irish Record
1990
Sykes's Warbler
Ollie Gully, near West Bog, Cape Clear Island, Co Cork
1st Irish Record. Original ID Olivaceous Warbler, later corrected
1985
Red-eyed Vireo
Brownstown Head, Co Waterford
8th Irish Record
1973
Temminck's Stint
Akeragh Lough, Co Kerry
1970
Least Sandpiper
Kilcoole, Co Wicklow
4th Irish Record
1963
Tawny Pipit
Near Central Bog, Cape Clear Island, Co Cork
8th Irish Record
1962
Blue-winged Teal
Lough Derg, near Portumna, Co Galway
Shot. 9th Irish Record
1959
Bee-eater
Trawkieran, Cape Clear Island, Co Cork
1959
Bluethroat
The Glen, Cape Clear Island, Co Cork
5th Irish Record
1956
White-rumped Sandpiper
Great Saltee Island, Co Wexford
1st Irish Record